Schultz, Family group

Production date
1943
Description
Studio portrait of Norma (about 1921-2013 ) and serviceman, Leslie George Schultz (about 1916-1985), with their son Bryan Schultz (1941-1963).

Leslie is wearing his serviceman's uniform, having just returned from service in the Middle East. Norma and Leslie married before he left in 1940, Bryan was born while Leslie was overseas. They went on to have eight children.

Leslie joined the NZ Police in 1944, serving in Auckland and New Plymouth until his death. Bryan also joined the Police, but was shot dead in Lower Hutt aged 21.
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Artist/Maker
Production role
Photographer
Production date
1943
Production period
Subject person
Credit line
'Swainson/Woods Collection, Puke Ariki and District Libraries'
Accession number
WD.055241
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This was taken when my father returned to NZ in 1943. He had enlisted and sailed to the Middle East in 1940. My parents married before he left for overseas and Bryan was born on 8 May 1941. My parents went on to have 8 children. Tragically Bryan was shot and killed at Lower Hutt on 3 February 1963. He had joined The NZ Police Force as a 17 year old cadet. He was 21 years old. Dad joined the Police Force in 1944 and served in Auckland and New Plymouth until his death in 1985. He was 69 years old. My mother lived to the age of 92 and died in 2013. May 1941

- Karen Hayes on 08-03-2019 04:47:50

Leslie George Schultz, MM 19th Battalion 2nd NZEF and Norma Berenice Celestine Schultz (nee Sarten) with Bryan Leslie Schultz. Taken approx 1943. Bryan born 1941.

- on 02-05-2014 04:37:23

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